European Employment Law Cases

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2017/29 Policy requiring employees to speak English at work justifiable (IR)

Keywords Nationality discrimination
Authors Orla O’Leary
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Orla O’Leary
Orla O’Leary is a Senior Associate at Mason Hayes & Curran.
  • Abstract

      A recent decision by the Labour Court found that a policy requiring employees to speak English in the workplace constituted discrimination on grounds of national origin but was objectively justifiable.

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